Jordan Kirkland - April 22nd, 2019
Two weeks remain this legislative session, and lawmakers have saved the most controversial issues for the final few weeks.
On Tuesday, the Florida Senate will vote on a wide-ranging school safety bill that’s divided both parties over one provision: expanding a program that would allow teachers to carry guns. The measure has prompted hours of discussion leading up to the final vote.
The proposal (SB 7030) is based on recommendations from a commission formed to examine the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland last year that left 17 dead.